TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Division of Emergency Management has confirmed that several employees at the state’s Emergency Operations Center have tested positive for COVID-19.
In a tweet, the agency wrote they've "been conducting biweekly testing at the EOC for several weeks and mandated masks.The Division has had several positives throughout that period."
The agency went on to explain that those individuals who tested positive have been isolated while others continue to be tested.
In addition, the agency has instituted teleworking for employees at the Emergency Operations Center.
We’ve been conducting biweekly testing at the EOC for several weeks & mandated masks. The Division has had several positives throughout that period. Those individuals have been isolated while we continue to test. We also instituted teleworking at the EOC & remain at a level 1.— FL Division of Emergency Management (@FLSERT) July 16, 2020
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